Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 15th December 2015

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:47am on Tuesday 15th December 2015
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Fine but clouded over
Base temp:
6°C

Top temp:
2°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
No Precipitation
wind condition
Slight southerly
Good
This report
Tuesday 15th December 2015, 8:47am
0cm
Monday 14th December 2015, 8:35am 0cm
Sunday 13th December 2015, 9:23am 0cm
Saturday 12th December 2015, 9:08am 0cm
Friday 11th December 2015, 9:11am 0cm
Thursday 10th December 2015, 9:10am 0cm
Wednesday 9th December 2015, 9:08am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 0cm
Last 14 reports (total): 21cm
Current month (December 2015) total: 21cm
2015/2016 season so far total: 31cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:47am on Tuesday 15th December 2015
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Those of us who got up and out and about earlier on were treated to a stunning mostly-clear start to the day, though since then a lot of grey cloud seems to have suddenly appeared from nowhere mountain-side.

The forecast for today is actually sun at times but mostly cloudy, with rain forecast for later this afternoon or this evening.

It's another relatively mild morning again and it's going to rise to double digit temperatures this afternoon.

The limited resort operations situation seem unchanged this morning.

OK onto more fun talk of snow...

It should be snowing here in the village by the end of tomorrow - following on from the rain and with things getting colder - likely snowing before then on the mountains. After that forecast says snow for Thursday and perhaps through into Saturday. Get those temperatures down!

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6 day forecast for Happo-one:

6 day snow and weather forecast for Happo-one

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Resort news as of 8:30am on Tuesday 15th December - subject to change

Hakuba 47:
Hakuba 47 is reporting 0cm of new snowfall.
The upper area of Route 1, Route 2, Route 4, Route 5, Route 6 and Route 8 (part) are now open.
Route 3 and the lower part of Route 8 are unfortunately now closed due to the lack of snow.
Planned lifts:
Gondola
Line AB
Line C
Line E
Official snow depth
Upper: 45cm
Base: 0cm

Hakuba Goryu:
Hakuba Goryu is reporting 0cm of new snowfall.
The upper Panorama Course and Grand Prix courses at Hakuba Goryu are open.
Planned lifts:
Telecabin Gondola (to get to the upper area that is currently open)
Alps Number 1 pair lift
Alps Number 3 pair lift
Official snow depth
Alps: 55cm
Iimori: -cm
Toomi: -cm

Hakuba Happo-one:
Hakuba Happo-one is reporting 0cm of new snowfall.
Parts of Usagidaira, Panorama and Kurobishi areas are skiable.
Planned lifts:
Adam Gondola
Alpen quad lift
Kurobishi Number 2 quad lift
Kokusai Number 3 lift
Panorama pair lift
Official snow depth
Usagidaira: 45cm
Nakiyama: -cm
Sakka: -cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
The upper part of the Han-no-ki course area is open.
Planned lifts:
Eve Gondola
Han-no-ki high speed pair lift
Official snow depth
Tsuga-no-mori: 50cm
Maruyama: -cm

Kashimayari:
Course 2 is open
Planned lifts:
Number 2 pair lift

Other planned resort opening dates

As soon as there is enough snow:
Hakuba Cortina:
Hakuba Norikura Onsen:

18th December
Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field:

19th December
Hakuba Sanosaka:

Archive report: Posted at 8:47am on Tuesday 15th December 2015
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Limited operations

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  2015/2016
*as of Tuesday 15th December 2015
2014/2015
Season
2013/2014
Season
15th December 0cm 5cm 20cm
14th December 0cm 40cm 15cm
13th December 0cm 20cm 3cm
12th December 0cm 2cm 15cm
11th December 0cm 0cm 2cm
10th December 0cm 0cm 0cm
9th December 0cm 2cm 0cm
Previous 7 days total 0cm 69cm 55cm
Previous 14 days total 21cm 107cm 57cm
November observed snowfall total 10cm 0cm 35cm
December observed snowfall total 21cm 276cm 122cm
January observed snowfall total - 126cm 97cm
February observed snowfall total - 105cm 91cm
March observed snowfall total - 111cm 70cm
April observed snowfall total - 1cm 8cm
May observed snowfall total - 0cm 0cm
Season observed snowfall total 31cm 619cm 423cm
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The data displayed is correct up to and including Tuesday 15th December 2015
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Hakuba Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - - - - - - - -
2015/2016 season - 10cm
[10cm]
21cm
[31cm]
- - - - -
2014/2015 season - 0cm
[0cm]
276cm
[276cm]
126cm
[402cm]
105cm
[507cm]
111cm
[618cm]
1cm
[619cm]
0cm
[619cm]
2013/2014 season - 35cm
[35cm]
122cm
[157cm]
97cm
[254cm]
91cm
[345cm]
70cm
[415cm]
8cm
[423cm]
0cm
[423cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
47cm
[47cm]
185cm
[232cm]
149cm
[381cm]
168cm
[549cm]
10cm
[559cm]
6cm
[565cm]
0cm
[565cm]
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